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Dr. Laura DeNardis

Communications ·

Dr. Laura DeNardis Named Interim Dean of the School of Communication

Globally distinguished scholar of Internet governance and cybersecurity to lead AU SOC.
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Professor Corrine Hoare standing in a line arm in arm SOC alums at Beekeeper group

Communications ·

SOC Announces New Faculty Residency with the Beekeeper Group

American University School of Communication recently announced a faculty residency program with the Beekeeper Group, a communications and advocacy firm in Washington, D.C.
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Professor Myers and Olivia Thirlby on the set of Above the Shadows.

Communications ·

Behind the Scenes of ‘Above the Shadows’

'Above the Shadows,' a magical realist fairytale, stars Olivia Thirlby, Alan Ritchson, Megan Fox, and Jim Gaffigan.
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Woman in front of blue brick building.

Television & Film ·

SOC Alumna’s Filmmaking Philosophy Earns Early Accolades

At National Geographic, Murugi Thande worked on an Oscar-winning film.
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Jill Olmstead speaks on a panel into a microphone

Communications ·

Professor Celebrates 30 Years at “Treasure Trove" SOC

Professor Jill Olmsted says the most rewarding part of her AU career has been seeing the success of her former students.
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Lauren Lumpkin

Communications ·

Accomplished Alumna Returns to SOC as Washington Post Fellow

Lauren Lumpkin is returning to AU this fall for her Masters in Journalism in Public Affairs.
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Professor Rodger Streitmatter speaks into a microphone in front of a series of flags

Communications ·

After 40 Years, Professor Still Sees Same Great Qualities in SOC

While much has changed in the School of Communication over the last 40 years, SOC professor Rodger Streitmatter says the school still has the same distinctive traits that drew him to AU.
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Bryan White

Communications ·

Learning Entertainment Production at Smithsonian Channel

Bryan White shares how his Dean's Internship advanced his understanding of what it takes to bring non-fiction storytelling to the screen.
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Full Frame Festival students

Communications ·

Full Frame Festival: Learning from Filmmakers and Making Connections

SOC film students share their experiences at an international event showcasing nonfiction cinema.
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AU student Liz Weber

Communications ·

2019 AU-Pulitzer Center Fellow Liz Weber to Focus on Senegal

The American University-Pulitzer Center International Reporting Student Fellowship program has selected its eight fellow, School of Communication (SOC) graduate journalism student Liz Weber.
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